Chip Kelly has been fired as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles.

"We appreciate all the contributions that Chip Kelly made and wish him every success going forward," Eagles Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lurie said in a statement. "As I watched this season unfold, I determined that it was time to make a change."

Pat Shurmur will be interim head coach for Sunday's game against the New York Giants.

Ed Marynowitz, Vice President of Player Personnel, also was released by the Eagles.